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Role Of Men
The men of the Iroquois society hunted, made bows and arrows, were warriors, carved wooden cooking supplies ( cups & bowls ), made wampum beads form shells, crafted insturments ( Drums & flutes) made game equipment ( Lacros, snow- snake, hoop- and- dart, and hoop- and - javlelin
Role of women
Role Of Children
The Haudenosaunee lived in
. A long house could be built bigger than the size of a full football field! It was made of elm bark and wood. generations of the tribe would live in the long house; Ex. grandparents, children, parents etc.
Where They Live
The Haudenosaunee, (aslo known as the Iroquois) lived in the North Eastern part of America.
The Anishinabe would live in dome shape homes called wigwams, they are made of wood and animal hide. The family would be two or three generations living in a home depending if they're still alive ect.
1. The boys weren't allowed to hunt with the men until they had caught an animal of their own.
They farmed with the
women, did some light
cooking and sewed.
By: Lola, Jorja & Erin C:
The Anishinabe lived around the great lakes , mainly around Lake Superior.
The Mi'kmaq lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Today they live in the provinces around the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
The Mi'kmaq lived in Nova Scotia and
Religious and Spiritual Beliefs
They believed that a great spirit, Kisu Lk,made the universe and people.
The Anishinabe believed in a god named Manabozho or the transformer, they believed that he was the creator.
" The great spirit" was who the Iroquois also believed was the " Creator." The Iroquois believed that their heaven is " The Land Of Strawberries." They believe that John Lennon was right when he wrote the song " Strawberry Fields Forever."
They lived in structures called wigwams. There were two different sizes of wigwams. Small: 10-15 people, Large: 15-20 people.
The role of men in the Anishinabe clan is important to the other peoples. The men hunt for the clan and teach their decendants how to hunt.
The men were hunters, fishermen, and most often went to war to protect their families.
The children play, mothers teach them different skills, and help around the house. Many children like to go fishing and hunting with their fathers.
The role of the women as to tend to the house and crops, teach their children and feed/cook for the family.
Status Of Women
The childeren were to learn the ways of their parents and help with anything they could.
In Mi'kmaq tradition women are accorded the highest respect and regard, for they are the portals thorough which a spirit comes to earth.
The women are no higher or any lower than the rest of the clan.
Hunting and Agricultural Practices
The most important animal for them to hunt was the White Tailed Deer for their meat, but their skin was dried and used in the making of their house.
The anishinabe would grow crops such as squash or corn and hunt deer and moose. If they ran out they would over to another and.
The women were highly respected, especially the clan mother. men did have power, but the women played most of the important roles.
Mi'Kmaq territory was divided into districts. Each district had its own government made up of a chief and council. The council was made up of band chief, elders, and community leaders.
The chief of the clan was more respected for his loyalty and honor.
Most people of the clan were equal. The clan mother had more power at certain times but it depended on the event. Ex. ( decision making )
The Haudensoaunee would move if the
if they had been on the same land for a long time and the crops would fail to produce good food.
The Grand Council was the governing body of the nation, officers and a grand chief.
The clan mother picked the chief. The clan mother played a huge role in the tribe because women were shown most respect.
Methods of Decision Making or Law Enforcement
The chief or the leader was chosen, for his kindness, honesty and loyalty. he made decisions throughout the tribe.
The anishinabe would use consensus until all peoples agreed.
decisions of the confederacy were made by a council of fifty chiefs, and consensus*
Decisions were made by every member of the community, in what they call a talking circle where everyone can have a say.
Monetary or Exchange Systems
* consensus is where a decision is made when the whole group agrees on the idea, ( the idea may need
to change to suit the whole groups likings*)
The traded caribou that they hunted, trapped furs for guns kettles, and knives.
The anishinabe would trade goods or copper coins, and would sometimes travel along trade routes.
The Haudenosaunee traded goods, clothing, hides and food
Modes of Transportation
The anishinabe traveled by canoe.
Riding horses and going in canoes.
Popular modes for transportation were dugout canoes
Interactions With The Environment
First Nations Tribes
They made tools out of trees, and hunted animals for food.
they used the land for farming, the did not change or manipulate what the land gave them. they used all of what the land gave them, and didn't change the way they lived to suit their needs. they would not move to different land unless they had lived there for a long period of time and if the crops had failed.
Book: Micmac Of The East
By: Robert M. Leavitt
-old social sheet from old homeroom social class.
The anishinabe changed their ways to fit the land, depending on the soil, vegetation and hunting.
This presentation is about the three first nations tribes, and their ways of life before encountering with the Europeans.
There were 3 tribes; The Haudenosaunee, the Anishinabe, and the Mi'Kmaq. What were the most significant differences and smilarities in social and economic structures among selected aboriginal societies prior to the 16th century?
Tended to the house and took care of the children, and gathered plants to eat and herbs to use for medicine.
Men, Women, Children, Transportation,
Where they lived, Beliefs, Living arrangements, Status of women, Hunting, Class structure, Governing body, Decision making, Exchange systems, Interactions with enviorments